Your boat passes under a bridge: you are on a safe track towards your goal • You ride on a fast-sailing boat: you will be on a fast track to a great financial and social success • You ride on a tattered boat or chariot: yChine Dream Interpretation | Duke Zhou
Symbolic of a vehicle for ministry or the way someone lives their lifeChristian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe
You may be skimming the surface of deep emotional issues below the surface. Any vehicle in a dream refers us to our paths in life.
A boat travels over water, the universal symbol for anything that deals with the emotions.
The size and type of boat in your dream will illuminate your current ability to navigate emotional issues based on resources and levels of skill.
The water itself connects with the nature of the emotional territory in which you currently find yourself.
The destination of your trip will offer insight into what may be causing an upsurge of emotion and what you hope the outcome will be if you are successful in arriving at your intended destination.Complete Dictionary of Dreams | Dr. Mıchael Lennox
1. Local church ministry;
2. Personal ministryDream Dictionary The Biblical Model | Vincent Wienand
Type of spiritual support; see “water”Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton
Universal Landscape: Your emotional journey.
Dreaming Lens: Were you on a boat? Were you seeing a boat, but not on board? What type of boat was it? Was it moving or docked? Was the boat out of water for building or service? Were you seasick or comfortable?
Personal Focus: Any vehicle in a dream refers to our paths in life. A boat travels over water, the universal symbol for anything that deals with the emotions. The size and type of boat in your dream will illuminate your current ability to navigate emotional issues based on resources and levels of skill. The water itself connects with the nature of the emotional territory in which you currently find yourself. The destination of your trip will offer insight into what may be causing an upsurge of emotion and what you hope the outcome will be if you are successful in arriving at your intended destination.
A slow-moving cruise ship denotes the slow, steady pace of emotional unfolding. However, it travels over the deep waters of the ocean, connecting to a need to exert enormous control over what might be underlying fears about the depths of your emotional unconscious. A speedboat indicates faster processing of emotional turmoil as well as a desire to get through an emotional encounter as quickly as possible. A sailboat connects to the merging of emotion and intellect. The boat itself rides on the water of the emotions, while the sail catches the wind of the intellect and uses that as the power that propels one forward. A canoe might hearken back to more primitive emotions. A rowboat indicates that the emotional issues you are facing require direct effort to get through.
The state the boat is in has great meaning with regard to your effectiveness and the safety of your journey. One that is in disrepair or in danger of sinking indicates overwhelm in your current situation. A boat that is docked represents emotional journeys that are yet to be taken. Consider how protected you feel by the boat. Feelings of danger may indicate resistance about diving into the depths of your unconscious feelings.Dream Sight: A Dictionary and Guide for Interpreting Any Dream | Dr. Michael Lennox
See Ship.Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia | James R. Lewis and Evelyn Dorothy Oliver
Symbol: The boat is a symbol of your personality, pan of what you need in order to move forward in the ocean of life!
Vision: Seeing a boat means a trip or a change in life.
If the water is clear, things are destined to go well. Murky water means misfortune or a mishap on a trip or in your life. Getting hit by a storm while riding in a boat—or falling out of a boat: postpone a planned trip or action. See Ship.
Depth Psychology: Seeing a boat in a dream is a sign that your life is about to change. Since a boat usually is in the water, the dream mean that you feel you’re on “shaky ground.” A boat, like the Auto, Train, or Airplane might be a symbol of your life’s journey.
The condition of the “transport device” will show you what your actual situation is. In Greek mythology, the boat is a symbol of the journey “to the other side,” to the “dominion of the dead”—or a symbol of your journey into a new phase of life. See Water.Dreamers Dictionary | Garuda
The boat is a dream symbol for your life and/or business, and the dreamer must pull together all the aspects of this dream to approximate the meaning, such as: the water, whether it is clear, murky, inland lakes, or oceans, was the boat moving, etc., so look up all the dream symbols you can remember and you should be able to glean the sense of your dream. Don’t forget to consider idioms; don’t rock the boat, we are all in the same boat, and so on.Encyclopedia of Dreams | Michael and Elizabeth Thiessen
To sail in a boat or ship on smooth waters is lucky. On rough waters, it is unlucky.
To fall into water indicates great peril.Indian Interpretation of Dreams | Indian - Anonymous
(Ferry; Ferryboat; Fireboat; Fishing boat; Ship; Star) In a dream, a fishing boat represents profits and benefits.
To sail on an unknown boat or to pilot a boat or to give orders to sailors who are operating it in a dream means marriage to a woman from a country to which the boat belongs, or it could mean doing business in that land.
To ride on a ferryboat in a dream means receiving God’s benevolence and kindness in crossing over danger.
A boat in a dream also represents one’s relatives. Thus, whatever atmospheric conditions the skies exhibits during the crossing or during a journey by boat, they will manifest in one’s family. In a dream, a fireboat means dispelling anxieties, overcoming distress and adversities.
(Also see Carpenter; Helm; Ship)Islamic Dream Interpretation | Ibn Seerin
See Ship.Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar
A boat in your dream symbolizes how well you cope and express your emotions.
If you’re “smooth sailing”, you’re good at handling your feelings. It’s also a lucky dream.
If the waters are rough, you need to work on this aspect of yourself.My Dream Interpretation | myjellybean
1. Traveling through emotions.
2. Life goals will be achieved.
3. Many difﬁculties ahead (rough water).New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin
See Ship.Psycho Dream Interpretation | Ella Freeman Sharpe
Dreams of a boat symbolize that you are floating just above the depths of your unconsciousness and the mysterious ocean of your sacred feminine nature.
A boat can also symbolize your ability to flow with the currents of life or can reflect how you handle commitments in relationships. Consider the feeling tone. See Wave and Ocean.Strangest Dream Explanations | Dream Explanations - Anonymous
Boat signals forecast bright prospects, if upon clear water.
If the water is unsettled and turbulent, cares and unhappy changes threaten the dreamer.
If with a gay party you board a boat without an accident, many favors will be showered upon you. Unlucky the dreamer who falls overboard while sailing upon stormy waters.Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation | Gustavus Hindman Miller
As mentioned in all relevant dream symbols, bodies of water represent your unconscious, your emotions and your accumulated soul experiences. Depending on the content of the dream, several different interpretations could be made.
The boat in your dream could represent you and the manner you navigate through your emotions. It could symbolize the voyage of your life, an adventure and exploration of your unconscious, or a connection to the people in your dream by pointing out something that all of you have in common (in the same boat). When interpreting this dream, consider the kind of voyage and the type of boat. Superstition-based dream interpretation books say that if the voyage is calm, you should go forward with your plans. However, if it is a very stormy voyage, get ready for an emotional upset (or challenge). ...But O the ship, the immortal ship! O ship aboard the ship! Ship of the body, ship of the soul, voyaging, voyaging, voyaging. -- Walt WhitmanThe Bedside Dream Dictionary | Silvana Amar
In ancient times, boats were worshiped in Mesopotamia, Crete, and Egypt, as they were associated with certain deities. In oneiric terms, boats symbolize the ability to communicate with people who, by the way they think, feel, or live, are far from you. So, dreaming that you take a boat trip heralds the beginning of a new phase of your life or a new relationship. By contrast, a sinking ship warns against a breakup. Boats can also represent a journey through your emotions. Depending on the condition and status of the water, the meaning changes.
If it is agitated it means that you feel tense about your feelings.
If it is calm you are working calmly. And in the case you lose the boat you may have lost an exceptional opportunity. (See WATER, SHIP, and SHIPWRECK)
In mythology it is said that boats are the means to go from one world to another. Given its symbolism, this dream shows the passage between personal stages. You may be conducting a decisive change in your life.The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke
If the weather is stonny and the water rough, it predicts a change for the worse in the fortunes of the dreamer.
To fait overboard from a boat is an indication that you wilt fail in your next business venture.The Complete Dream Book | Gillian Holloway
The interpretation of this dream depends on its other aspects, such as the condition of the water, clear or murky, rough or smooth, river, lake, or ocean; at anchor or moving speedily or slowly.
You may take it that the boat is a dream symbol for your life and the details must be applied in relation to it See also Ship.The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams | Stearn Robinson - Tom Corbett
The means by which you move forward in your life, or the course or direction you take in your life (or in some aspect of it).
Traveling on a boat can represent: change; progress toward a goal; “skimming along the surface” of life but not participating fully; feeling protected from possible threats (as a boat protects you from threats below).
See also: Vehicle; Traveling; Driving; Dock; Oar; PropellerThe Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary | Nancy Wagaman
Your emotional self.
If at the helm you are in control; if your boat is drifting, you are not in charge of your emotional life.
If sinking you are allowing your emotions to pull you under, so take a good look at what is pulling you down in day to day living. Through self-examination, making positive choices, you can change negative emotional trips.The Dream Books Symbols | Betty Bethards
(see Anchor, Water)
Potential and opportunity-.
The proximity of the ship indicates either how aware you are of the possibilities, or how long it will be before they manifest.
Your health. Like other vehicles (see by type), the condition of the boat may inform you about your physical status.
For example, the lack of wind could equate to lung problems like asthma.
Adventure, and the yearning for same. In Arabia, the Corsairs were people who lived and died by the sea, and reveled in the freedom and challenges the open water offered.
Transitions and movement. This could indicate concern over a forthcoming change in residence or status.
Stagnant or anchored: W brry that your life isn’t moving the way you feel it should.
The feeling that everything is at a standstill.
Sailing without you: Either missed opportunity, or a type of desertion dream.
Life’s voyage and new horizons. Like Columbus locating America, you are embarking on a voyage of self-discovery.
Taking a journey by boat may equate to literal or figurative death, as ferries and boats figure heavily into myths of how the spirit goes from one existence to the next.The Language of Dreams | Patrica Telesco
lucky numbers: 07-15-19-30-35-40
aboard a large, being: wil attain your aim in life, not another’s for you.
adrift in a, being: difficulties ahead due to your lack of purpose, acquire one.
and overturning, and: your tarnished ideals need an overhaul.
reaching land safely: happiness and riches despite al odds.
others: changes in present environment.
anchored, an: are securing a stable relationship to accompany you on your mission.
arrives at wrong date: your timing needs to be reset; postpone your coming trip.
no one to meet you, and: feel inadequate to steer your own course in life.
port: life pul s you down for you to learn lessons at your own expense.
barge, an empty: troubles arise from prying into another’s affairs.
fully loaded: wil take a long journey.
barnacles on the bottom of a: meticulous labors wil be compensated one at a time.
being at the helm: have strength to direct life and meet its chal enges.
someone else: another has mindset of control of your new experiences and lessons.
being in a: a happy marriage wil take place despite disorganization.
in a storm, a: an excessive degree of control is necessary.
on calm water: prosperity in own enterprises.
buoy, securing your, to a: your emotions are moored securely, but they wil die there.
capsizing, a: fear of being overthrown, but fortune wil be regained.
clear stream, in a: things are destined to go wel .
creeps along: slow down, nothing wil ever be fast enough.
crew on shore, of a: your prospective events wil come as a surprise.
on a vessel: expect a trickster’s work in your journey to a new phase of your life.
in a storm: life is ful of unpredictable chal enges.
crossing a river on a small: great difficulties tax your limited abilities.
with lover: deal with emotional impasse to reach each other.
dinghy, on a: your advances are clumsy.
falling from a: dishonor at a misplaced attempt to regain a missed opportunity.
into rough water: you can change negative emotional trip.
ferry, separating from dock: differences cannot be moderated; separate into a new realm.
leaves dock station without you: are in deep trouble and are not ready to make a change.
with your baggage: independence includes loneliness from lack of identity.
halyard splitting while at full sail: wil change plans radical y.
hawser, towing a, with a: dire happenings wil be inescapable.
houseboat, living on a: a disquieting event with unrestrained companions.
make effort but miss: need supreme effort to recoup from frustration at being left behind.
connection and are stranded, the: fear that if you do not get home, lover wil leave.
fall into the water, and: take several deep breaths before each action.
just make it, and: rearrange your itinerary with longer connection times.
motor, a: the isolation of leadership and freedom to act on your own.
stalls: wil be a victim in a dispute with a disagreeable person.
moving slowly: patience in the voyage of life must be had.
muddy stream, in a: must journey through hel to get to the truth.
murky: a mishap on a trip from your rocking the boat.
paddle, a: choose your emotion’s response and charge ahead to experience it.
passing through a strait: put worry behind you and concentrate on the essential plan.
piloting a: a wel -driven boat is tantamount to a wel -driven life.
propeller, having lost its: wil fail to complete task at hand productively.
river, on a, in the: security if you travel the straight and narrow.
seeing a: a trip through your unconscious wil change your life.
sinking: time for your children to leave the nest; your emotions wil survive.
skiff, rowing in a: gain through simple acts and an unexpected aide.
and overturning: achievements must consider al aspects.
down a smooth river: wil be helped by a prominent person.
spending the night on a: reflection of your need for solitude.
steamer, on a: have a solid emotional relationship.
Styx, rowing a, on the: a voyage into the afterlife to gain rebirth.
taking a ride: are not pursuing your goals forceful y enough.
with lover: relationship has nowhere to go.
tugboat pulling a barge: dignity from doing work no one else wants to do.
ship: are escorting your venture for public reception.
in distress: wil receive unexpected money as a reward for success.
yacht, sailing in a: have confidence your talents wil gain you wealth.Zolar’s Book of Dreams Numbers and Lucky Days |
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